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PICC

peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC)

a long catheter introduced through a vein in the arm, then through the subclavian vein into the superior vena cava or right atrium to administer parenteral fluids (as in hyperalimentation) or medications or to measure central venous pressure.

PICC

Peripherally-inserted central catheter Critical care An IV catheter inserted in the superior vena cava for long-term infusion of bolus or continuous delivery of therapeutics or TPN–drugs, fluids, nutrients, chemotherapy. See Catheter.

PICC

Abbreviation for peripherally inserted central catheter.
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In the 11 studies summarized in Table 1, securement techniques varied as did PICC materials, sizes, and dressing type/change interval.
At times it is necessary to change from a previously placed PICC to another.
KEOLABS' EMVCo PICC Level 1 Digital and PICC Level 1 Analog Testing Solutions are based on the SCRIPTIS[TM] software environment and ProxiLAB communication emulator/analyzer.
Use of the image intensifier allows immediate confirmation of the catheter tip position and enables the use of contrast media and glide wires if necessary to assist in the correct positioning of a PICC.
However, despite their many benefits, PICCs are not innocuous and associated with important complications.
AIG has agreed not to dispose of more than 25 % of such shares without PICC Group's prior consent for a period of five years, except that AIG will be permitted to sell all of its H shares without such consent after six months if definitive legal documentation for the proposed joint venture has not been executed by May 31, 2013 or upon the occurrence of certain events in connection with the proposed joint venture.
PICC was set up (April 2009) for developing and updating on monthly basis and maintaining a web-based unified Schedule of Rates for use by all stakeholders in Pakistan and abroad.
None of the five PICC lines placed in the saphenous veins migrated, lead author Dr.
Healthcare practioners should be aware of the potential complications of PICCs and limit the use of PICCs to patients with normal serum creatinine and GFR unless PICC placement is approved by a nephrologist.
Navilyst Medical has added a 3-French diameter Vaxcel[R] PICC with Pressure Activated Safety Valve (PASV[R]) Technology to its growing Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC) product fine.
The hard thing she was thinking of was inserting a PICC line - that's a percutaneously inserted central catheter.